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12 Canadian universities come ...

Twelve of Canada's brightest universities have launched a unified esports body known as the Canadian Collegiate Esports League (CCEL). The organization serves as a competitive video gaming league to offer robust and inclusive esports opportunities, tournaments, and scholarships to Canadian students.

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How Gaming Analytics Will Take Over...

Data is the cornerstone of many industries. For professional esports players, it can be the difference between a career of begging for views and playing for the biggest names in the industry. While knowing how to play and being comfortable behind the controller are important to advancing in esports, analytics are crucial for becoming a leader in the virtual arena. By knowing your analytics, you can pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses and use that to completely flip your game.  

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The Esports Combine 2021 Smashes ...

The Esports Combine 2021, wrapped up its annual esports conference with an incredible number of attendees surpassing expectations. The Combine saw gamers participating in skills challenges, industry professionals speaking on panels, and several participants earning collegiate esports scholarships.

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The Esports Combine hosts panel ...

Franklin, IN -  The Esports Combine, the world's premier collegiate recruiting event for esports athletes, has announced it will host a special panel dedicated to Afghan women in tech and gaming on the first day of the Combine. The panel titled "Powerful Afghan Women - A Global Discussion on Afghan Women in STEM and Gaming" will discuss how Afghan women have made significant strides in scientific research and global innovation, the benefits of science and technology in Afghanistan, and the challenges women in Afghanistan face under the country's new regime.

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BIG EAST Returns to The Esports ...

The BIG EAST Conference will be returning to this year's Esports Combine, the premier collegiate recruiting event for esports athletes. The BIG EAST will participate in the Combine to grant spectator passes to all of its member schools and also engage in an industry-leading panel discussion on its offerings of collegiate esports programs.

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The Esports Combine(TM) reveals ...

The Esports Combine(TM), the world's premier collegiate recruiting event for esports athletes, has revealed its speaker and panel lineup for this year's conference taking place October 15 through 17. The combine, which is completely virtual, will feature educational roundtables and industry-leading panel discussions by the brightest minds in the industry.

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5 Tips to Improve at League of ...

Though Riot Games released League of Legends back in 2009, the MOBA saw a spike in popularity with its integration into the esports community. Tournaments have provided players an outlet to enjoy the fast-paced action while making a name for themselves in the booming competitive industry. But how does one go from playing League of Legends as a hobby to competing in esports against the most talented players? 

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Harena Data and WTFast reveal ...

FRANKLIN, IN  - Esports community innovator Harena Data and global gaming optimizer WTFast have today revealed Rumbl, the world's largest competitive gaming network that allows players worldwide to compete on an even playing field. Rumbl will be the world's largest gaming network that allows players who participate in large-scale, competitive esports tournaments to play on a low latency, equalized network with incredible stability. Rumbl aims to create "globally enabled fair game play". With Rumbl, gamers and sponsors can be certain of fair competition and winning due to skills and strategy, not due to unfair network conditions and game server geography

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What The Esports Combine Can Do For...

Esports' continued growth and bright future encourages gamers to pick up the controller not just for entertainment but also to prove themselves as prospective professionals. No matter how good a player gets, though, there is still the difficult task of being seen by recruiters. The Esports Combine is a virtual event that simplifies the recruitment process, giving players direct access to the nation's most notable recruiters and coaches. Through the combine, as you showcase your skills, you'll also come across esports scholarship offers that remove one of the biggest barriers to getting involved in professional esports and becoming part of the industry's future

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How to Get Drafted by An Esports ...

Thanks to the growing popularity of esports, recently, it has become the dream of many gamers to go pro. While once not a viable means of making a living, things have changed quite a bit over the past five-plus years. Esports has become a flooded market, full of skilled players and incredible talent. Unfortunately, that means it can be pretty challenging to get noticed, even if you're often the standout player in online matches. Even those with the passion and drive needed to get drafted onto a team may find themselves competing against hundreds of others like them. 

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Ball State University Becomes ...

MUNCIE, IN -  Indiana's Ball State University has become an official partner of The Esports Combine, the world's premier collegiate recruiting event for esports athletes. The partnership further pushes Indiana as the hub for esports, esports development, and esports academia.

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7 Tips to Improving Your Rocket ...

Released in 2015, Rocket League was met with critical acclaim, its fast-paced, high-octane gameplay drawing in players of all skill levels. Psyonix's take on soccer quickly inspired tournaments and competitions that allowed the best of the best to come together and show off their abilities in the arena. Unfortunately, though the game doesn't have a very steep learning curve, knowing how to use the arena and each vehicle's features can certainly make it feel inaccessible to some players.

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How to Fix Esports' Biggest Problem...

We view esports as a relatively new concept, but the truth is gamers have been trying to make it mainstream since the 1970s. Each generation of players slowly started to build upon the idea of widespread competitive gaming, but it wasn't until the 21st century that esports could thrive. And thrive it did! Today, it's a billion-dollar industry that seems to continue to grow by the year. But the presence of success doesn't mean an absence of problems.

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Harena Data's After School Gaming ...

Franklin, IN - August 2, 2021 - Harena Data's After School Gaming Clubs have seen incredible success among students partaking in its engaging activities. The After School Gaming Clubs are a virtual program to help young students stay engaged with their peers digitally as well as educate them on online safety. 

 

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American Youth Cooperative for ...

The American Youth Cooperative for Esports (AYCE) and UltraStar Multi-tainment Esports Zone have announced a partnership to establish esports events and tournaments for persons of all ages.

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Go PiXLS acquires international ...

Harena Data has announced its entertainment streaming network Go PiXLS has acquired the international rights to the American classic "The Grindhouse" series starring Andrew Stevens. Upon its launch in mid-August, Go PiXLS will air the series on its network of 30 platforms and cable television channels.

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7 Tips to Earning an Esports ...

Do you long to join the very best esports teams and play among the stars of the industry? It's a dream that so many have had since the industry erupted into a billion-dollar trade, but becoming a notable competitive gamer isn't just about enjoying gaming. Esports has turned competitive gaming into a sport like any other, and that's given rise to college programs looking to bring on the most talented players. 

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Go PiXLS acquires rights to ...

Esports entertainment network Go PiXLS has acquired the rights to air Game Train, a feature length documentary film that takes audiences inside the scenes of Train Jam, a game development contest. In Train Jam, hundreds of game developers travel together in one train across the country from Chicago to San Francisco to attend the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC). Over the 52-hour journey, the developers are put into teams to conceptualize and execute the creation of an actual video game. Go PiXLS will air Game Train across its network of 30+ channels and platforms.

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National CineMedia and Harena Data ...

National CineMedia (NCM), the largest cinema advertising network in the U.S., and Harena Data, a leading esports community aggregator, have entered in to an exclusive esports advertising and content monetization agreement to capitalize on the esports industry and cultural phenomenon.

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Want to Get into Esports? Here's ...

It seems like only a few years ago, the industry of esports was still in its infancy. Few people really understood the concept of it, and detractors spoke confidently of its short lifespan. Now, it's a billion-dollar industry ripe for further growth. Unfortunately, because it became so popular so fast, it can be pretty intimidating to break into the industry. Teams and competitions are stacked with pro players that dominate their game of choice, creating a suggested barrier for casual gamers looking to get into esports. 

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